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Couchsurfing brings new meaning to hospitality

In Ezekial Jalloh's cramped 12 by 15 foot dorm room at American University, it's hard to imagine living comfortably with another person, much less a visiting stranger. But over the past two years, the 21 year old has hosted 15 travelers on his small, inflatable air mattress.

Friday - 06/21/2013, 03:32pm EDT

Tags: couchsurfing, Hoai-Tran Bui, hospitality, traveling, lodging, couch

10 tips to protect your wallet and your identity on vacation

The last thing you want while on vacation is to find out somebody has stolen your personal information. Here are tips on how to protect your credit and avoid having your identity stolen.

Thursday - 06/20/2013, 04:29am EDT

Tags: identity theft, travel safety, Equifax, alan etter, vacation

Frederick readies welcome mat for Gettysburg visitors

As the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg approaches, Frederick, Md., is prepared to lend its neighbor to the north a helping hand once again.

Tuesday - 06/18/2013, 06:04am EDT

Tags: Civil War 150th Anniversary, Battle of Gettysburg, hotels, david burd, tourism, vacation, Frederick, Civil War

Tips for an easier, less expensive vacation

Here are a few tips to take a bit of the hassle out of getting to your vacation destination and how to avoid some unnecessary expenses along the way.

Tuesday - 06/11/2013, 09:23am EDT

Tags: summer vacation, travel tips, AAA Mid-Atlantic, gas prices, airfare, airline fees, vacation, tourism,

Man with loaded gun stopped at Dulles Airport

A Fredericksburg man carrying a loaded revolver in his carry-on bag was stopped by security officers at Dulles International Airport Sunday.

Monday - 06/10/2013, 04:04pm EDT

Tags: Dulles International Airport, tsa, airport security, gun,

Hilton hotel stops room service for customers

No more breakfast in bed for you. And forget having that 1 a.m. tasty treat delivered to your hotel room.

Saturday - 06/08/2013, 10:13am EDT

Tags: Hilton, room service, Randi Martin, hotel,

Dulles among top airports ... for a date

Sometimes love isn't in the air. It's on the ground, just a few steps from the gate.

Friday - 06/07/2013, 06:07am EDT

Tags: dating, airports, meet at the airport, Dulles International Airport, andrew mollenbeck

300K expected for Gettysburg 150th Civil War commemoration

The battle of Gettysburg was a major turning point in the Civil War. And events to commemorate the 150th anniversary of this seminole event offer a great get-a-way opportunity and a chance to learn more the Civil War.

Wednesday - 06/05/2013, 06:24am EDT

Tags: Civil War 150th Anniversary, Battle of Gettysburg, Robert E. Lee, National Park Service, Hank Silverberg, tourism, Civil War

Memorial Day weekend one of the most dangers for drivers

Memorial Day weekend can be a dangerous time of year on the roads with more people traveling and attending parties and barbecues.

Friday - 05/24/2013, 05:40am EDT

Tags: drunk driving, Washington Regional Alcohol Program, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, memorial day, driving,

Memorial Day travel advice: Leave when you don't want to leave

More than 30 million plan to hit the roads Memorial Day weekend.

Friday - 05/24/2013, 05:31am EDT

Tags: Bob Marbourg, memorial day, AAA, del walters, vacation,

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